Deb is a sassy, fearless 60-something, who wants to change the way we think and talk about aging. As a successful writer, trainer, and public speaker, she is passionate about leveraging the remarkable power of language to positively shape our perceptions of "life after 50." Deb holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication and a B.A. in English. She has published a myriad of books, chapters, and articles about the subject of human communication. Her "forever home" is Saint Louis, MO, where she lives with her amazing husband and four-legged children, Chester and Psycho Kitty.